Geology http://publicradiotulsa.org en A Chat with Composer Jeffrey Nytch, Whose First Symphony Was Inspired by the Geology of the Rockies http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/chat-composer-jeffrey-nytch-whose-first-symphony-was-inspired-geology-rockies <p>On this installment of our show, an interesting discussion with someone who's made a successful career of combining --- of all things --- music and geology. TU's Department of Geosciences has invited Dr. Jeffrey Nytch to appear at a few different on-campus events this week; Dr. Nytch, who will speak to music as well as geology students, is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado of Boulder, where he's also the director of that university's Entrepreneurship Center for Music. Thus he'll be speaking today (Wednesday the 5th) at noon at the University of Tulsa's Keplinger Hall. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:20:44 +0000 Rich Fisher 55505 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Chat with Composer Jeffrey Nytch, Whose First Symphony Was Inspired by the Geology of the Rockies TU Hosts a Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture: "Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tu-hosts-petroleum-geologists-distinguished-ethic-lecture-hydraulic-fracturing-and-earthquakes <p>Today, Wednesday the 19th, from noon till 1pm in the Allen Chapman Activity Center on the TU campus, TU's Department of Geosciences (along with the Tulsa Geological Society Foundation) will host the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture. This lecture is free to the public, and it will be delivered by geologist Donald Clarke, who's also our guest on StudioTulsa. Clarke teaches petroleum geology at the University of Southern California and serves as a consulting geologist for several California petroleum companies and cities. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:52:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 54757 at http://publicradiotulsa.org TU Hosts a Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture: "Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes" NEPI Announces a New Plan: "Building America's Energy Future: A Portfolio of Promising Policies" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/nepi-announces-new-plan-building-americas-energy-future-portfolio-promising-policies <p>Our guest on ST is Tony Knowles, the president of the National Energy Policy Institute (or NEPI) and former governor of Alaska. Based here at the University of Tulsa, and created in 2008 with a donation from the George Kaiser Family Foundation (which also donates funds to Public Radio Tulsa), NEPI is a think-tank aiming to provide policymakers with better research and scholarship with which to design and implement energy policy. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 21:55:35 +0000 Rich Fisher 37987 at http://publicradiotulsa.org NEPI Announces a New Plan: "Building America's Energy Future: A Portfolio of Promising Policies" "Tectonics, Earthquakes, and the EarthScope Project in North America's Interior" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tectonics-earthquakes-and-earthscope-project-north-americas-interior <p>Our guest on ST is Dr. Stephen Marshak, Professor of Geology and Director of the School of Earth, Society, and Environment at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. As a part of Earth Week, the University of Tulsa's Geosciences Department invited Dr. Marshak for two speaking engagements that occurred here on the TU campus yesterday (the 17th) at noon and 7:30pm. The latter was an address entitled "What's Happening Deep Beneath the Midcontinent?: Tectonics, Earthquakes, and the EarthScope Project in North America's Interior." Dr. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:05:26 +0000 Rich Fisher 28057 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Tectonics, Earthquakes, and the EarthScope Project in North America's Interior"